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CHAPTEE X

UKGULATA   (continued) - PER2SSOD&CTYLA  (ODD-TOEB

UNGULATES) — LITOFTEENA

SUB-ORDER 8.    PEEISSODACTYLA
THESE Ungulates derive their name, which is that given by the 1

ABC
FIG. 121.—Bones of the manus A» of Tapir (Tajoinis indiew)* x J, B, of KMn<
(Rhinoceros suma^rensis\ x J. C» of Horse (Equus ca&aXlus). x J. c, C
form ; I, lunar; in, magnum; p, pisiform ; J?, radius ; st scaphoid ; td, trapc
tm, trapezium; ut unciform ; U, ulna; /I- F, second to fifth digits; F in B? a
and IV in C, represented "by rudimentary inetacaxpala, (From Flower's Ostoc
Sir Kchard Owen, from the fact that the middle digit of the I
and foot is pre-eminent   As will be seen from Mg. 121, the ax